NBS Viewer

NBS Viewer is a free tool that allows you to view and publish NBS files written using NBS programs. 

It is useful if you want to view an NBS file but do not have a subscription.

Compatible with

It supports the following NBS document types:
  • NBS Building Files (SPEC, STDSPEC, PRLM and STDPRLM)
  • NBS Contract Administrator JobData (JOBDATA.XML)
  • NBS Engineering Services files (ESSPEC, ESSTDSPEC, ESPRLM and ESSTDPRLM)
  • NBS Landscape files (LSPEC, LSTDSPEC, LPRLM and LSTDPRLM)
  • NBS Scheduler and NBS Scheduler Preliminaries files (SDL and PLM)
NBS Viewer can be used to publish these documents to the following formats:
  • Portable Document Format (PDF)
  • Rich Text Format (RTF)
  • Plain Text (TXT)
  • Autodesk Revit keynote (TXT)
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture keynote (MDB)
  • Bentley Microstation keynote (SPC)
It is installed as part of the suite of programs called NBS Tools.

For help getting started please see the in-program help section once you have installed NBS Viewer.